is the world's sixth largest country by area and one of the least
populated with only 23 million people living within its 7,692,024
sq km boundaries.
is made up of six states - New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland,
South Australia, Western Australia and the island of Tasmania. There
are also two territories - the Northern Territory and the nation's
capital of Canberra is in the Australian Capital Territory.
state and territory has its own government and there is a Federal
government in Canberra.
biggest city in Australia is Sydney, capital of NSW, with 4.6 million
residents, followed by Melbourne (Victoria) 4.1 million, Brisbane
(Queensland) 2.1 million, Perth (WA) 1.8 million, Adelaide (SA)